Raghunath temple theft case: Police recovers idols from Bajaura

North Gazette news News
Himachal police on Friday recovered the idols that were stolen from Lord Raghunath Temple in Kullu on December 9, 2014.

As per reports,the main idol of Lord Raghunath, a highly revered idol dedicated to Lord Rama and other idols that were stolen from the Lord Raghunath temple located in Sultanpur in Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh were recovered by the police.

Police said that all the idols and the ornaments were recovered from Bajaura area while the thieves are still to be arrested.

“It seems that the thieves abandoned the idols fearing arrest in Bajaura area and they might fled to another location in area,” said the police.

It is pertinent to mention here that the thieves had entered the temple on December 9, 2014 from the roof and took away the century old idols of Lord Raghunath and Hanuman, both made of ‘ashtadhatu, a stone statue of Narsingh Shila (covered with gold), one silver Ganesh idol and a pair of Charan Paduka besides other ornaments.

Himachal police had also announced a reward of Rs 10 lakh for providing any info or clues regarding the accused.